After an impoverished upbringing in the Bahamas and the death of her mother, Texas recruit Lashann Higgs found the embrace she needed in the family of now-Longhorns assistant coach George Washington.
Longhorns coach Karen Aston continues to build for the future by getting a verbal from the No. 11 junior prospect in the nation.
Deauzya Richards' claim to fame may be meeting President Barack Obama, but now the No. 9 sophomore in the nation is hoping to make a name for herself at Texas.
Deja Kelly, a 5-foot-8 middle schooler from San Antonio, has known seemingly all her life that she wanted to play basketball at Texas, her dad's alma mater, and now she's made it official.
For British adventurer Felicity Aston, the first woman to ski across Antarctica alone and unaided, the hardest part of her 1,084-mile trek was conquering her fears.